Lanxess Tepex dynalite 208 TPU is the matrix material for Carbon Mobile’s ultra-thin and extremely light smartphone.
Repsol and TectoTek seek to jointly develop new PP-based Injection Molded Structural Electronics (IMSE).
After a sharp drop in activity at the start of the year, the German plastics and rubber machinery sector has corrected with 2020 orders tracking only 3% below 2019 levels, while Austria’s Engel and Wittmann Battenfeld saw North American bright spots.
Protolabs helped a contact tracing and social distancing system move from idea to finished product in six weeks, permitting its manufacturer to get back to work and make thousands more of the devices that have subsequently allowed other businesses to come back online.
Styrenics compounder Elix Polymers and oil & gas company Repsol agree to incorporate chemically-recycled styrene into the production of ABS/SAN, in compliance with the ISCC PLUS certification.
Protolabs survey results examine product development and the supply chain.
The new SABIC stand-alone SBC unit encompasses highly differentiated Ultem PEI (polyetherimide), Noryl PPE/PPO alloy resins, and LNP engineered compounds and copolymers.
SABIC is aiming to boost global production capacity for its specialty Noryl SA9000 PPE resin used in specialized high-performance printed circuit boards which require copper-clad laminates (CCLs) used in 5G base stations.
Second quarter North America sales grow, while over the first half of 2020, domestic sales were flat for Haitian in China, as German machinery makers saw sales fall 20% over same time.
Acquisiton of the two Italian companies expands Ascent Performance Materials’ portfolio and production footprint.